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Undergraduate Intern Sales - University of Missouri 12/10/2019

Altria Group Distribution Company Columbia, MO

Location
Columbia, MO
AJE Ref #
585816498
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Temporary
Company Ref #
2019-3033
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Altria Group Distribution Company

Category

University - Sales

Position Type

Intern

OVERVIEW

Real Challenge, Real Impact. Real Rewards.



Are you passionate about starting your career at a Fortune 200 Company* Altria Group Distribution Company s role is to provide sales, distribution, and consumer engagement services for Altria s tobacco operating companies.



Job Description:



Altria Group Distribution Company is currently seeking Undergraduate Students to join our Field Sales Force in our 10-12 wk. Summer Internship Program. As a Sales Intern with Altria, you ll have the opportunity to help shape the future and influence our industry in our ever-changing landscape. During our dynamic internship program, you ll experience on-the-job training, access to a diverse group of mentors, planned social and community service events with other Altria interns and professional development opportunities. Undergraduate Interns will be challenged and empowered to participate in the following:



(** Note: Internships are in various locations throughout the U.S)



* Work directly with a Territory Sales Manager to grow leadership capability through comprehensive training and high impact experiences

* Consult and market programs and initiatives in an assigned market to our customers designed to drive business performance

* Develop innovative ways to maximize business performance though data analysis, product placement and strategic planning

* Engage in a team environment and develop client relationships

* Develop & present to senior management a real business project that requires creativity, data analytics & field research



Specific Skills:



* Ability to communicate effectively to influence others

* Utilize analytical skills to identify and address business opportunities

* Ability to consistently provide innovative & creative solutions to business challenges

* Strong commitment to individual growth and leadership development

* Utilize time and resources to maintain effectiveness



Compensation and Benefits:



In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your leadership skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package, including the following:

* Competitive Hourly Pay

* Mileage reimbursement

* Paid Company Holidays

* Summer Housing allowance (Where applicable)

* Business laptop

* Professional development opportunities

* Opportunity for a paid Ambassadorship and full-time job offer upon completion of the Summer Internship Program



Additional Information:

We are seeking undergraduate students in an accredited college/university, preferably, but not limited to the status of a rising senior at the time of the internship. Because driving is required for the position, you must have a valid U.S. driver license in good standing for the last 3 years and access to a vehicle. Any DUI/DWI conviction in the last 3 years will be an immediate disqualifier for the position. You must be eligible to work full time within the United States without sponsorship. Sales Undergraduate Interns must be able to lift, push, pull, reach, conduct overhead work and carry bags and boxes as part of the sales activities (up to 10 pounds on a frequent basis; up to 20 pounds on an occasional basis; possibly up to 50 pounds on a seldom basis).







COMPANY OVERVIEW

Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company that leads the premier tobacco companies in the United States. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Altria Group holds diversified positions across tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis. Our tobacco companies include some of the most enduring names in American business: Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton, and Nat Sherman. And we have 35 percent ownership of JUUL Labs, Inc., the nation s leading e-vapor company. We complement our total tobacco business with our ownership of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and our significant equity investment in Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer. Our agreement to acquire a significant stake in Cronos Group, a leading global cannabinoid company, represents an exciting new global growth opportunity.

Altria's mission is to own and develop financially disciplined businesses that are leaders in responsibly providing adult tobacco and wine consumers with superior branded products. At Altria, we recognize that our people are the reason we achieve our business goals. We believe in developing the leadership potential of our employees by providing them with opportunities for training, development, and advancement. Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer